Category: Wedding Planning

Why You Shouldn’t Play It Safe With Your Engagement Photos

My husband and I are bona fide goofballs that are more interested in laughing at each other than looking like “the perfect couple”, so when it came time to discuss engagement photos, we both kind of rolled our eyes at the idea. We’re not really the kind of people who walk in a meadow holding hands as the sun sets (is anyone? …why?), but then he came up with an interesting idea: what if we did a photo shoot that we could *gasp* have FUN with?

How Much Should I Spend on a Wedding Gift?

Being invited to a wedding is a special honor- and that honor comes with some responsibilities. Some sites will tell you that wedding gifts are not a requirement, but that’s a bunch of B.S. Here are the most FAQs answered when it comes to wedding gifts.

How to Host an At-Home Wedding Without Losing Your Mind

Holding your wedding at your home or your parents’ home can be an amazing experience. Without proper planning, though, it can cause even more anxiety on top of the normal stress of wedding planning. Here are some tips for how to host an at-home wedding.

How to Insure Your Engagement Ring (And Why You Should)

Your engagement ring doesn’t just have monetary value, but sentimental value as well. If something happens to your ring, whether it’s stolen, lost, or your husband accidentally smashes it with a baseball bat like I read on one forum, you need to be covered so you can get it replaced.
Here’s what you need to know about insuring your engagement ring.

The Pros & Cons of Buying Off the Rack

Not everyone wants to spend thousands of dollars on a bridal gown, and some brides can’t wait the 6-9 months for a dress to come in. For these brides, buying a gown “off the rack”, meaning buying a gown that’s already in the store that was once a sample gown, is a great option. However, there are some cons to not ordering your own gown. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of buying off the rack.